Briana Short, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, & Critical Care
Associate Program Director of Pulmonary and Critical Care


Dr. Short earned her undergraduate degree from Fordham University and MD from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine residency and chief residency at University of Maryland Medical Center and her Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship training at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. Her main clinical and research interests include adherence to low tidal volume ventilation in acute respiratory failure and point of care ultrasound in the ICU.

Education and Training:

BA, Fordham University, New York, NY 2000-2004
Medical School:
Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 2006-2010
Internal Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 2010-2013
Chief Residency:
Internal Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 2013-2014
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, 202014-2017 (Chief Fellow 2016-2017)

Selected Honors and Awards:

Excellence in Clinical Teaching - Fellow of the Year, Columbia University
Gold Humanism Honors Society, Columbia University
Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Outstanding Senior Resident Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Honors in Bioethics, Loyola University

Other Experience and Professional Membership

American Thoracic Society
American College of Chest Physicians




  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease Medicine

Clinical Expertise

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
  • Extracorporeal CO2 Removal for respiratory failure
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Sepsis

Clinical Centers

  • Critical Care in the Hospital
  • Center for Acute Respiratory Failure

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine Diplomate, 2013
  • Pulmonary Disease Diplomate, 2016
  • Critical Care Medicine, 2017